NaNoWriMo 2014 Results

Congratulations to our 2014 NaNoWriMo Winners! Also, congrats to all those who participated and who wrote more than they would have otherwise. Utah Valley Writers NaNoWriMo participants wrote a total of 780,641 words during the month of November. In fact, that’s 15.6 50,000-word novels. That’ll make a lot of great critique material for our meetings. […]

NaNoWriMo 2014 Participants

Bryce Evans, Username: BryceMonkey Erica Thurston, Username: ericathur Mike Glassford, Username: glass4d Michelle Stoddard, Username: windsong92 Alison Miller Woods, Username: ali_woo Brittney Mulliner, Username: brittney-mulliner Dallan Simper, Username: nightbane Matt Knight, Username: m-knight81 Taffy Earl Lovell, Username: bookaddict Michelle Garrett Bulsiewicz, Username: mbulsiewicz Robin LuBean King, Username: robinyourheart Pamela Stott Williams, Username: palmolive Kerri Sue […]

7 NaNoWriMo Tips

Aaaaaand . . . Commence NaNoWriMo! Good luck to everyone doing it. I’ve won two years straight and here’s what I can tell you. Both years were hard because I did it wrong, and I swore I’d never do it again, not until I was a full-time, living-off-my-writing writer. Except I didn’t stick to that […]

Thank You — Michael Gordon

Michael Gordon presented to our chapter on the powerful writing software Scrivener. Those who had not used Scrivener before learned how powerful the software could be while those who already own it learned to further leverage it to improve their own writing. We appreciate the time he took, pre-shoulder surgery, to come and share with […]

NaNoWriMo 2014

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is fast approaching. Those who participate will strive to average 1667 written words per day in November in order to write a 50,000 novel throughout the month. When I first joined Utah Valley Writers I simply knew that I wanted to write. Unfortunately, I had no idea what I would write. […]